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03/11/2016

New hope for donor livers previously thought unsuitable for transplant

New hope for donor livers previously thought unsuitable for transplant
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A new clinical trial is looking at the feasibility of using 'discarded' livers to tackle the shortage of liver donors, and help decrease waiting times for patients on the transplant register.
Date:
03/11/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
01/11/2016

BUAFTA support for miscarriage research

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The forthcoming BUAFTA 2017 awards will be raising money for miscarriage research at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/11/2016
18/10/2016

Aboriginal remains returned to ancestral home

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A collection of Aboriginal remains discovered at the University of Birmingham and at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, were handed back to traditional custodians from Australia in a spiritual ceremony today.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Old Joe turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Description
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns pink this evening to mark the start of Breast Cancer Now's annual awareness month.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
14/10/2016

Greater access is key to changing the face of the medical profession

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The Birmingham Post has noted that we have increased our intake of medical students from under-represented backgrounds by almost 600% in four years.
Date:
14/10/2016
11/10/2016

New molecular mechanism revealed for genetic mutations in aggressive cancer cells

New molecular mechanism revealed for genetic mutations in aggressive cancer cells
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have described a previously-unknown molecular mechanism that could lead to the genetic mutations seen in certain types of aggressive cancer cells, involving a cell's own transcription machinery.
Date:
11/10/2016

Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients

Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients
Description
Trial of device to quickly identify critically ill patients
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs
Description
Funding received to examine if all vaccinations are better given in the morning
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs

Important flu jab research extended to pneumonia jabs
Description
Funding received to examine if all vaccinations are better given in the morning
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences

First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial

First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial
Description
First patient treated on ground-breaking liver cancer trial
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences
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